Last Saturday, I joined Dr. Lenora Fulani, the Committee for Independent Community Action and John Adams Houses Tenant President Ronald Topping at a march in the Bronx against the privatization of NYCHA (New York City Housing Authority). NYC has the largest public housing program left in the country, home to over 500,000 New Yorkers. The projects are in terrible condition, deteriorating because of the lack of funding and the political will to do something about it. Now NYC’s Mayor is overseeing a multi year plan that slowly sells off NYCHA’s apartments and assets (playgrounds and vacant land). Two weeks ago the federal government took control away from the City government to address the dangerous conditions (mold, lead paint, failed heating systems). Privatization continues to move forward.
I went to my first horse race yesterday at the Saratoga Race track. It was Travers Day… the biggest race of the season. Loved the atmosphere at the track, with people setting up their coolers and chairs around big screen … Continue reading →
This weekend we visited Hildene, the summer home of Robert Lincoln, President Lincoln’s son. Hildene — hill and valley with a stream — is situated overlooking the Battenkill Valley and River with views of the Taconic and Green Mountains. The … Continue reading →
Saturday evenings at the Met with Harry Our favorite time to rendevous delicious pleasure roaming endless halls of art to explore exhibits as night falls on the city… a tryst among the paintings and armor we never fail to make … Continue reading →
a walk down the road taking a new turn following the river exploring with a friend discovering a new space along the river quiet reflections, geese in the distance an owl calls on the walk home… … Continue reading →
This image was created while walking our Great Pyrenees Samantha along the Hudson River on a sultry summer evening. The shot was inspired by an assignment in Candela: Finding Inspiration Through Photography taught by Laura Valenti. Our challenge was to break some of the rules of photography with gusto. And so, while Sammy and I strolled, I started “drawing” with my camera and the lights across the shore. In this image, the angel is what we drew as a plane passed by….